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Francisco de Moncada, Duke of Montalto

Medalist: probably Pompeo Leoni (Italian, active Spain, ca. 1533–1608)
Bronze, brown patina, cast
Diameter: 1 7/8 in. (48 mm)
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Obverse: (in margin) D[ominicvs] FRAN[ciscvs] D[ominvs] MONCADA PRINC[eps] PATERNIONIS DVX MONTIS ALTIA XVI / 1585 [trans.: Domenico Francisco, Lord of Moncada, Prince of Paternio, Duke of Montaldo, at the age of 16 / 1585]

Reverse: (in margin) INVITO LIVORE [trans.: I invite maliciously]
Adalbert von Lanna (until 1911; his sale, Rudolph Lepke's Kunst-Auctions-Haus , Berlin, May 16–19, 1911, no. 309); Henry Oppenheimer (until 1936; sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, July 27, 1936, no. 143; sold to MMA)
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